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Roundup Pickleball Club Receives Special Training


November 20, 2019

Pickleball is one of America’s fastest-growing sports, according to USA Pickleball Association. Invented in 1965 on Bainbridge Island near Seattle, it began as a way to entertain family and friends. Fueled by complaints of “nothing to do” from younger members of the family, Joel Prichard, Washington State Congressman, with neighbor Bill Bell and later Barney McCallum encouraged youngsters to see what they could find around the neighborhood. Leftover sports equipment like ping-pong paddles, badminton net, old badminton court, and a light-weight ball penetrated by holes, came from vario...

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